Pigment Applications for Textiles

October 26, 2017

Complimentary for AATCC members
US$25.00 for nonmembers

Recorded October 26, 2017
Presented by Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager, First Source Worldwide and Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide

Key points to be addressed in this presentation include:

  • Insight of the chemical basis of pigmentation
  • Discussion of pigment types and differences between them
  • Pigment chemical properties
  • Pigment performance properties
  • Expectations of pigment use for textiles
  • Importance of pigment production and its effects for textile use
  • Importance of other ingredients in rotary/pad/digital or solution print & dying formulations
  • Types of pigment use in the textile industry
  • Past/present and future pigment industry trends

Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager (pigment dispersions, coatings & finishes), First Source Worldwide
Jerry has been in the pigment/pigment dispersions and coatings industry for almost 40 years in both manufacturing of colorants and coatings and their applications for interior/exterior home décor and furnishings, fashion, military, and the aviation and automotive industries with a focus on dispersion additives. He has participated in joint developmental ventures concerning pigments and their dispersions at research and weather testing facilities in the U.S. and has supplied and supported high performance pigment dispersions for the U.S. textile printing industry & other pigment markets.

Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide
Doug has been in the pigment/pigment dispersions and coatings industry for almost 25 years in both manufacturing of colorants and coatings and their applications for automotive, household, military, and food industries with a focus on dispersion technology in coatings and plastics.

 

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